Internship Opportunity

Marketing and Events Intern

Image Marketing Consultants is currently seeking ambitious, creative, and detail-oriented interns to assist our team for Summer 2022 as a Marketing and Events Intern!

This is a great opportunity to gain experience working with a dynamic, growing marketing agency. Image Marketing is a full-service marketing and PR agency based in Southington, working primarily with clients throughout the U.S. in the retail and lifestyle industries. This intern will have the opportunity to learn the ropes of social media marketing by supporting accounts for clients in the shopping center industry. You will work directly with both our Account Management and Creative teams, with a primary focus on social media copywriting – creating compelling captions/written content for Instagram and Facebook.

 

We are looking for students who are studying marketing/communications, journalism, creative writing, or another related field and are eager to learn all about the world of social media marketing within an agency environment. You will draft the written copy for social media posts and learn to curate/create engaging visual content, all while learning about brand voice and overall social media strategy. Additionally, you’ll attend a variety of local events including concerts, influencer collaborations, grand openings, TV segments, and more. Our ideal candidate is creative, responsible, self-motivated, and a skilled writer with the proven ability to create compelling content!

 

This is a semester-long, unpaid internship. Time commitment is flexible and is determined by candidates’ availability.

 

What You’ll Do
  • Write compelling captions (and other content as assigned) for social media posts (under the direction of the Account Manager/Creative Director)
  • Attend a variety of local events assisting with planning and production, content creation, and other tasks as needed
  • Learn more about the strategy that goes into creating engaging social content, particularly crafting a brand’s tone of voice
  • Assist our Social Media Account Manager on additional duties as needed (may include research, sourcing visual content, reporting on data, posting content, engaging on social platforms, and administrative duties) 
Our Ideal Candidate:
  • Has a passion for the retail/shopping industry
  • Lives & breaths social media! Is up-to-date with the latest social trends and best practices; likes to be the first to test out new platforms and features when they launch; follows best-in-class brands to stay inspired and loves to work trending content seamlessly into various campaigns and strategies.
  • Is a story-teller at heart with a passion for writing and content creation
  • Is a highly organized self-starter who can work independently
  • Also has a collaborative attitude and isn’t afraid to jump in to help 
Requirements:
  • Solid understanding of social media platforms (specifically Instagram and Facebook) and best practices
  • Some knowledge/experience writing for social media platforms
  • A writing portfolio/sample of content including social media copywriting is a plus

Apply by sending a resume and cover letter to Info@imagemarketingconsultants.com 

 

Join Our Team: Image Marketing is Looking for a Social Content Creator

Good news: the Image Marketing Consultants team continues to grow! We’re currently looking to hire a full-time social content creator. Interested applicants can apply by sending a resume and examples of previous work to info@imagemarketingconsultants.com.

About the Job

Image Marketing Consultants seeks a full-time social content manager to join our Southington-based agency team. The ideal candidate will be driven and looking to lead the creative process of original content creation for a variety of clients, primarily with a focus on the shopping center/retail industry. 

Strong visual and writing skills and a sharp editorial eye are required, as is a deep understanding and love for the evolving world of social and digital media. The ability to work creatively with both our internal team and external clients to lead the ideation process of content production is key for this role. This position will report to the Director of Client Services and will work closely with the Social Media Account management team. 

Who You Are

  • You have 2+ years experience creating digital content, ideally growing and managing multiple social channels either as an independent influencer or for a brand.
  • You are a content creator at heart with stellar copywriting skills, a knack for storytelling, and a talent for producing stunning visual content.
  • You know how to create high-quality content in a variety of formats from photo imagery to graphics, GIFs, video and more.
  • You have a passion for all things fashion and lifestyle, and preferably some experience working in the retail/shopping center space.
  • You live and breathe social media. You’re up to date the latest social trends and best practices, you’re the first to test out new platforms and features when they launch, and you follow best-in class brands to stay inspired.
  • You understand how to connect with an audience, using data to help shape strategy and deliver more of what your audience wants.
  • You’re a highly organized, self-starter who can manage projects independently from end to end.
  • You’re comfortable working at a very fast pace, have a collaborative attitude, and enjoy wearing many hats.
  • You’re an excellent written and verbal communicator who presents ideas clearly, concisely and with context.
  • You maintain high standards in every aspect of your work and continually raise the bar.
  • You are highly creative and full of ideas, with a good balance of strategic thinking.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop and execute our organic social content strategies for clients (primarily Instagram and Facebook accounts in the shopping center industry) to drive brand awareness, audience growth, traffic, and sales.
  • Partner with clients and our internal social team to develop overall content strategies and KPI’s, with a focus on driving brand awareness, audience growth and engagement
  • In partnership with clients and our internal social account managers, play an active role in the day-to-day social media planning and execution including copywriting, curating UGC, and creation of unique content
  • Create engaging, on-brand content with a consistent aesthetic that is tailored to each channel in a variety of formats from photo imagery to graphics, GIFs, video and more.
  • Analyze content performance and make adjustments and recommendations for improvement based on data.
  • Consistently find new ways to engage and delight our clients’ social audiences while sharing each brand’s core marketing messages in an organic way.

Think you’re the right fit? Please send your resume and examples of previous work to: info@imagemarketingconsultants.com